Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Packer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Packer over the 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Hashicorp Packer
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 541 561 693
Rank change year-on-year +20 +132 +31
Contract jobs citing Packer 218 319 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.04% 2.27% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 245 123
England median daily rate £563 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £425 £407
90th Percentile £688 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £563 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Packer is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,670 14,057 11,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.49% 14.72% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,253 9,568 7,672
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £301 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 368 258
England median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £17.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +1.42% -16.76%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.30 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.01% - -15.58%

Packer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Packer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Packer in England

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Packer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Packer in England

Packer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Packer in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Packer in England

Packer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Packer within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 124 £550 - 41
North of England -3 45 £563 +25.00% 11
North West +11 28 £563 +21.62% 8
Midlands +78 20 £581 +5.59% 6
South East +47 13 £550 - 3
Yorkshire +22 11 £413 -17.50% 2
West Midlands +43 10 £600 +9.09% 6
East Midlands +36 10 £450 +5.88%
East of England +47 8 £631 +35.75% 1
South West +5 7 £463 -6.09% 3
North East +15 6 £600 +37.14% 1
Packer
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Packer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Packer.

1 194 (88.99%) DevOps
2 192 (88.07%) Terraform
3 152 (69.72%) AWS
4 134 (61.47%) Docker
5 129 (59.17%) Linux
6 120 (55.05%) Jenkins
7 112 (51.38%) Ansible
8 102 (46.79%) Kubernetes
9 92 (42.20%) Puppet
10 91 (41.74%) Python
11 79 (36.24%) Git (software)
12 73 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (26.61%) JIRA
14 57 (26.15%) Configuration Management
15 55 (25.23%) Security Cleared
16 54 (24.77%) SC Cleared
17 51 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (22.94%) Confluence
19 49 (22.48%) Java
19 49 (22.48%) Consul
19 49 (22.48%) Infrastructure as Code
20 47 (21.56%) Bash Shell
20 47 (21.56%) Azure
21 44 (20.18%) Web Services
22 43 (19.72%) Microservices
22 43 (19.72%) Opscode Chef
23 40 (18.35%) Amazon EC2
24 38 (17.43%) Windows
25 37 (16.97%) nginx
26 36 (16.51%) Serverless

Packer
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (22.94%) Confluence
2 37 (16.97%) nginx
3 19 (8.72%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.13%) Apache
5 7 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.92%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Jetty
7 1 (0.46%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 152 (69.72%) AWS
2 47 (21.56%) Azure
3 40 (18.35%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (16.51%) Serverless
5 33 (15.14%) Amazon S3
6 28 (12.84%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (11.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (11.47%) GitHub
9 23 (10.55%) Route 53
10 21 (9.63%) GCP
11 20 (9.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (8.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (7.80%) Amazon ECS
14 16 (7.34%) CloudFront
15 13 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (5.96%) OpenShift
16 10 (4.59%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (4.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 8 (3.67%) AWS CodeDeploy
18 8 (3.67%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.14%) VPN
2 22 (10.09%) Firewall
3 9 (4.13%) HTTP
4 4 (1.83%) DNS
5 3 (1.38%) DSL
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
6 2 (0.92%) X.509
7 1 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.22%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (8.26%) Big Data
2 18 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 17 (7.80%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.42%) MySQL
5 11 (5.05%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.29%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.83%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.38%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.92%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 120 (55.05%) Jenkins
2 79 (36.24%) Git (software)
3 58 (26.61%) JIRA
4 32 (14.68%) Vagrant
5 29 (13.30%) GitLab
6 20 (9.17%) Bitbucket
7 12 (5.50%) SonarQube
8 9 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (3.67%) Maven
10 7 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.29%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.83%) Bitbucket Server
12 4 (1.83%) CircleCI
12 4 (1.83%) RSpec
13 3 (1.38%) MSI
14 2 (0.92%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.92%) Snyk
14 2 (0.92%) Subversion
14 2 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (10.55%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.83%) Billing
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 3 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (58.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (22.02%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (16.06%) AWS DevOps
4 34 (15.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 24 (11.01%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (10.09%) Platform Engineer
7 21 (9.63%) Senior DevOps
7 21 (9.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.34%) Administrator
8 16 (7.34%) DevOps Administrator
9 13 (5.96%) Architect
10 12 (5.50%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.59%) Cloud Administrator
11 10 (4.59%) Consultant
12 9 (4.13%) Azure DevOps
12 9 (4.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.13%) Operations Engineer
13 8 (3.67%) Developer
13 8 (3.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 7 (3.21%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.18%) Web Services
2 26 (11.93%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (5.96%) Node.js
4 6 (2.75%) Lambda Expressions
4 6 (2.75%) Middleware
5 5 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.83%) Spring
7 3 (1.38%) .NET
7 3 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.92%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.92%) EJB
8 2 (0.92%) RESTful
9 1 (0.46%) Aurelia
9 1 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.46%) JRuby
9 1 (0.46%) JSON
9 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.46%) Servlets
9 1 (0.46%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.96%) Cloud Native
2 9 (4.13%) PKI
3 8 (3.67%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.29%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.83%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.92%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.46%) Eurex
7 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 129 (59.17%) Linux
2 38 (17.43%) Windows
3 33 (15.14%) CentOS
4 18 (8.26%) Unix
5 17 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.42%) Debian
6 14 (6.42%) Ubuntu
7 10 (4.59%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.92%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Fedora
9 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (88.99%) DevOps
2 73 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.15%) Configuration Management
4 51 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (22.48%) Infrastructure as Code
6 43 (19.72%) Microservices
7 33 (15.14%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (7.34%) Scrum
10 15 (6.88%) Deployment Automation
10 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 15 (6.88%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.42%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 14 (6.42%) Migration
12 13 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.96%) Workflow
13 12 (5.50%) Dashboard Development
14 9 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (4.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 91 (41.74%) Python
2 49 (22.48%) Java
3 47 (21.56%) Bash Shell
4 32 (14.68%) PowerShell
5 26 (11.93%) Ruby
5 26 (11.93%) Shell Script
6 21 (9.63%) Groovy
7 6 (2.75%) Go
7 6 (2.75%) SQL
8 5 (2.29%) C
8 5 (2.29%) Perl
8 5 (2.29%) PHP
9 3 (1.38%) C#
9 3 (1.38%) C++
9 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 55 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 54 (24.77%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.88%) AWS Certification
4 11 (5.05%) CCA
5 6 (2.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (2.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 134 (61.47%) Docker
2 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.38%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) KVM
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 192 (88.07%) Terraform
2 112 (51.38%) Ansible
3 102 (46.79%) Kubernetes
4 92 (42.20%) Puppet
5 49 (22.48%) Consul
6 43 (19.72%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (9.17%) Prometheus
8 13 (5.96%) Grafana
8 13 (5.96%) Salt
9 10 (4.59%) Kibana
10 9 (4.13%) Nagios
11 7 (3.21%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (3.21%) Rancher
12 6 (2.75%) logstash
13 4 (1.83%) Istio
14 3 (1.38%) Fluentd
15 2 (0.92%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.92%) Graphite
15 2 (0.92%) Opsview
15 2 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (9.17%) Splunk
2 18 (8.26%) Cloudera
3 17 (7.80%) Google
4 15 (6.88%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.05%) Atlassian
5 11 (5.05%) Hortonworks
5 11 (5.05%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.59%) Ping Identity
7 7 (3.21%) Black Duck
7 7 (3.21%) VMware
8 5 (2.29%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.83%) New Relic
10 3 (1.38%) Axway
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle
11 2 (0.92%) Mashery
11 2 (0.92%) Mercator
12 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.46%) CQG
12 1 (0.46%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.46%) Reuters